Astrobotic To Deliver NASA’s Water-Seeking Lunar Rover

Artist's concept of VIPER
Credit: NASA Ames/Daniel Rutter
NASA has awarded Astrobotic a $199.5 million contract to deliver the Volatiles Investigation Polar Exploration Rover (VIPER) to the Moon’s south pole in 2023, where it will search for water ice deposits that could be useful to future astronauts. The 13-year-old, Pittsburgh-based company is one of...
Mark Carreau

Mark is based in Houston, where he has written on aerospace for more than 25 years. While at the Houston Chronicle, he was recognized by the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation in 2006 for his professional contributions to the public understanding of America's space program through news reporting.

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